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Flexible groupings allow students to work at their own level while also providing opportunities for collaborative learning.
With self-paced learning, you don’t value speed, you value mastery. So instead of scaffolding rigor I’m going to scaffold the time students are given.
The Sieve of Eratosthenes helps students have fun finding patterns in the numbers up to 100. And there’s always another layer for any age to uncover.
Authentic learning ensures that students learn content that has value outside the classroom. Students learn more when they can see such connections.
Teachers who build relationships get better results. To improve behavior management, motivation, or achievement, students must know you’re on their side.
Jeremy Reich, project coordinator for Future Ready Schools NJ, spoke with us recently about student-centered learning and the importance of teacher mentors.